Joyce Lydell Ellison

Published 5:16 pm Friday, April 3, 2020

A graveside service for Mrs. Joyce Lydell Ellison will be Saturday, April 4, 2020 at 2:00 PM at Sylvarena Baptist Church Cemetery in Wesson, MS.

Joyce Lydell Ellison, 83, of Wesson, passed away April 2, 2020, at King’s Daughters Medical Center.

She was born on July 28, 1936 to the late Walter Alfred Howington and Ella Louise Jackson Howington.

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Mrs. Ellison was a homemaker and loved to crochet. She was a member of Clear Branch Baptist Church. She was a previously a long-time member of Wesson Baptist Church, where she was a faithful member of the Dorcus Sunday School Class.   

Preceding her in death were her parents; husband, Earl Ellison; brothers, Lynn Howington and Moak Howington; and sister, Margaret Smith.

Those left to cherish her memory are her son, Billy Ellison and wife Teri; daughter Andra Farrish and husband Daniel; brothers Curtis Howington and wife Brenda, and Thomas Howington; and sister, Margaret Howington.

She is also survived by 2 grandaughters, Samantha Powell and Kelci Boone and husband Justin; and 3 great-grandchildren, Ripken Powell, Ella Powell and Tucker Boone.

In Lieu of Flowers please make donations to the Clear Branch Baptist Church Building Fund, 2166 Clear Branch Lane Wesson, MS 39191.

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